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View Poll Results: Studio Series 04 Ratchet - worth buying?
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Old 11th March 2018, 08:45 PM
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Default Toy Review - Studio Series DLX Ratchet

(Please post comments, photos or even a fully comprehensive review - these are just some brief details to start you off)

04 - Ratchet
Series - Studio Series
Sub-line -
Size/class - Deluxe
New/remould/redeco - new
Wave - "1"
Released here - Not here yet (out April 2018 - advance release in US March) (JP version released April 2018)
Approximate Retail Price - $29-35
Approximate Size - about 15cm
Allegiance - Autobot
Alt-mode - Fire Rescue vehicle
Main Features/Gimmicks -
Main Colours - green, black
Main Accessories - spinner blad

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Old 29th May 2018, 11:21 PM
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This figure is a solid meh.

On the plus side,
  • Quite large for a deluxe, in robot mode.
  • It's the most accurate Ratchet figure to date.
  • Nice articulation.

On the downside
  • The accessory is a bit shit.
  • The vehicle mode is tiny. It's shorter than SS Bumblebee and Stinger in their vehicle modes.
  • The colours are kind of boring, though that might be on model for Ratcher I suppose. Could have done with a bit more silver maybe?
  • The transformation is boring. Limbs fold up and panels flip out to form the sides of the ambulance mode, backpack unfurls to form roof and rear and hold everything together.

Last place out of the wave 1 SS deluxes. A meh toy.
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Old 27th June 2018, 08:59 PM
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If there ever was a TF figure that needs a repaint, it's this Studio Series version of Ratchet.
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Old 28th June 2018, 10:36 AM
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I am yet to see a Ratchet toy on the shelf that entices me to replace my 2007 Voyager figure.

this figure is going to end up being clearanced and then in 3 or 4 years time it will be worth a fortune on the secondary market for some unexplained reason.
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